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The Good Ship Illustration Business Course is now OPEN! 💼 ✏️ ✨

It's time to thrive as an illustrator. 

But be quick!

The doors close on Friday, or when we reach capacity.

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We're here to offer no-nonsense advice for illustrators & image makers navigating a creative career

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We're The Good Ship Illustration

We believe your creative work should feel good, make you a decent living, and leave you feeling confident to fly your freak flag.

We’ve watched with gleeee as our students and members of our free online community have found their creative voices, created (and had published!) brilliant picture books, and discovered one of the most supportive corners of the internet for illustrators and image makers navigating a creative career.

Read our full story here

Here's to basking in your weirdness and creating a creative career you love.

Prue Pittock

"The Picture Book Course gave me the confidence to send my portfolio out, and in the process I now have an agent to help with the nitty gritty stuff!"

Emma Simpson

"I would recommend anyone thinking about doing any of The Good Ship Illustration's courses to take the plunge."

Start where you are, use what you have. 

There are lots of ways we can cheer you on, give you a hand, or just make the whole thing less lonely an' that. Click below to get started.

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